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Surfing Magazine Shut Down

TEN, short for The Enthusiast Network, has shut down Surfing Magazine to focus on its other surf publication, Surfer, according to news reports.

By Deirdre Newman January 26, 2017 4:36 p.m. share »
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Hotel Development Stays Strong

Orange County has 11 hotels with 1,655 rooms under construction about on par overall with the seven hotels and 1,808 the market added last year.

January 26, 2017 2:56 p.m. share »
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Five CFOs Recognized

Executives were honored in five categories Wednesday night at the Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year awards, which drew a crowd of about 600 to the Hotel Irvine.

By Mediha DiMartino January 26, 2017 10:44 a.m. share »
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Pacific Symphony to Play Carnegie Hall

Pacific Symphony will make its debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City in April 2018 with a special program dedicated to composer Philip Glass.

By Deirdre Newman January 25, 2017 2:07 p.m. share »
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CSUF Gets TV Gear on Grant

California State University-Fullerton used a $50,000 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to buy “industry-grade camera pedestals” for students in its TV studio-production classes.

By Deirdre Newman January 24, 2017 4:04 p.m. share »
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Ad Tech Firm Buys Competitor

Viant Technology LLC in Irvine agreed to buy Waltham, Mass.-based Adelphic on undisclosed terms.

By Mediha DiMartino January 23, 2017 4:38 p.m. share »
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Hyundai Plans ‘Instant Replay’ Super Bowl Ad

Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America Inc.’s return to the Super Bowl will include a 90-second documentary filmed during the game that will air right after the final whistle.

By Mediha DiMartino January 18, 2017 12:16 p.m. share »
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New VP for Irvine Co. Golf

Irvine Company Resort Properties in Newport Beach named Dirk Willis its vice president and general manager of golf to replace the departing Stephen Friedlander.

By Paul Hughes January 18, 2017 11:36 a.m. share »
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PBS Starts Kids Channel Streaming

PBS SoCal KOCE today launched channel and streaming service PBS SoCal KIDS.

By Deirdre Newman January 16, 2017 11:44 a.m. share »
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Irvine First in Fiscal Strength

The City of Irvine earned top marks from the Fiscal Times for fiscal strength among U.S. cities.

By Michael de los Reyes January 12, 2017 4:54 p.m. share »
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JWA Traffic Up 3%

John Wayne Airport served 918,000 passengers in October, up 3% compared with October 2015’s 891,000.

By Paul Hughes January 12, 2017 4:26 p.m. share »
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Pacifica Sells SD Hotel

Pacifica Hotels in Irvine sold the 80-room Sommerset Suites in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego for $19.5 million to Sentre Partners, also in San Diego.

By Lou Hirsh, Paul Hughes January 11, 2017 3:49 p.m. share »
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Developer Sets SJC Hotel Date

Stratus Development Partners in Newport Beach said its Hotel Capistrano project will open in summer 2018.

By Paul Hughes January 10, 2017 2:43 p.m. share »
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Pacifica to Run Boutique Hotel

Pacifica Hotels in Irvine has signed a deal to manage the Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica.

By Paul Hughes January 9, 2017 5:10 p.m. share »
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Montage Hotels Takes New Name

Hospitality manager Montage Hotels & Resorts in Irvine changed its name to Montage International.

By Paul Hughes January 9, 2017 4:08 p.m. share »